ABDUH HAFIDZ

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Abduh commenced his legal career by reading in the chambers of Dato’ Lim Chee Wee of Messrs Skrine. As a pupil in Skrine, he was also under the guidance and tutelage of one of the front-runners in Banking and Islamic Finance, Mr. Oommen Koshy. It was under their esteemed instruction, that he obtained a wealth of knowledge and experience, which have since served him well in court room litigation. Upon completing his pupilage, Abduh was immediately retained as an Associate in Skrine in the corporate litigation unit where he assisted Counsel at all levels of Court.

During his stint in Skrine, Abduh was involved in a range of commercial and civil litigation relating to, shareholders disputes, a breach of directors duties case, enforcement of an Anton Pillar Order in a multimillion dollar fraud, shipping and freight logistical disputes, as well as securities litigation and regulatory enforcement cases, amongst other things. He was also exposed to corporate recovery exercises, winding-up and liquidation of companies, as well as enforcement of banking securities, during his time there.

In mid-2017, Abduh was offered to join the Malaysian Judicial and Legal Service. There his first posting was as Special Officer III, of the 8th Chief Justice of Malaysia, YABhg Tun Raus Sharif. He gained a wealth of experience in serving the No. 1 post in the Judiciary, especially in research and in the preparation of land mark rulings of the Federal Court. In that office, he was privileged to have sat as Registrar when the Federal Court was seating in Sabah and Sarawak.  Upon the retirement of the 8th Chief Justice, Abduh was then posted as Senior Assistant Registrar at the Appellate and Special Powers Court. He also regularly sat as Magistrate, in Putrajaya and Kuala Lumpur during his time in the Judicial Service.

Abduh brings to the table a unique skill set, having sat on both sides of the Court room. He has had the privilege of experiencing very few his age have or may experience in their lifetime. Abduh aims high and always finds a client oriented approach at solving any legal dispute.

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